vaccine mandate

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job. At the same time, the court is allowing the administration to proceed with a vaccine mandate for most health care workers in the U.S.

Supreme Court hears arguments over coronavirus vaccine mandates

The fate of President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine and testing mandate for workers in health care and large businesses is now in the hands of the justices at the nation’s highest court. The Supreme Court heard arguments from federal lawyers and attorneys representing a coalition of Republican-led states, including South Carolina, that are pushing back on the requirement. The Biden administration argues the mandate will keep Americans safe, even as the COVID-19 omicron variant surge continues.

AP: Republican lawmakers across country opposing Biden’s vaccine mandate

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Republican governors, lawmakers and attorneys general are forming a wall of opposition to President Joe Biden’s plan to require vaccinations or COVID-19 testing at all private employers of 100 workers or more. They have adopted laws to exempt employers in their state, filed lawsuits and in some cases are ensuring that workers who are fired…

Governor McMaster issues Executive Order barring SC cabinet agencies from enforcing vaccine mandate

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– A new Federal mandate will require nearly 100 million workers across the Country to get the COVID-19 vaccine by January, 4 2022. If businesses do not comply with either getting all employees vaccinated or undergoing regular testing, they could face thousands of dollars in fines from the Federal Government. “We have been stunned at the overreach of…

U.S. vaccine mandate set for January 4 for certain companies

(AP)–  Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022 or get tested for the virus weekly. The new government rules were issued Thursday. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says companies that fail to comply could face penalties of nearly $14,000 per violation….